Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July 29, 1840

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July 29, 1840
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1840-07-29

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Letter from Frances Miller Seward to William Henry Seward, July 29, 1840

action: sent

sender: Frances Seward
Birth: 1805-09-24  Death: 1865-06-21

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: William Seward
Birth: 1801-05-16  Death: 1872-10-10

location: Albany, NY

transcription: crb 

revision: crb 2017-06-30

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Wednesday night –
My dear Henry, Jennings
Birth: 1793-08-23 Death: 1841-02-24
goes to Albany tomorrow
morning. Pa
Birth: 1772-04-11 Death: 1851-11-13
returned this morning having made a visit
of four days at Syracuse. Freddy
Birth: 1830-07-08 Death: 1915-04-25
has had another
attack of Neuralgia similar to that he had
last winter thought not as severe - he is better
to day. I have given him no medicine. The remainder
of the family are all well. Mrs. Finn
Unknown
was buried to day.
- died yesterday morning. Clara
Birth: 1793-05-01 Death: 1862-09-05
desires to have
the "Book of Jasher"
 Publisher: M. M. Noah & A. S. Gould Place of Publication:New York City Date: 1840
sent by the first opportunity
Mrs Fosgate
 Death: 1848-03-10Certainty: Probable
is very anxious to read it.
Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11
finds the walnuts I brought him so good
that he wishes me to request Nicholas
Birth: 1801-12-24 Death: 1893
to save
some for him should there be any remaining
Freddy says "Ma dont you think it would make
me well to sleep a long time, Pa says it always
cures him" - I hope Pa gets time to sleep about
these days and will be cured of his cough
when he comes home again. Jennings will
tell you any thing that is new if any thing
there be. Remember me kindly to Blatchford
Birth: 1820-03-09 Death: 1893-07-07
.
Your own Frances
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William H. Seward
Albany

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William Seward

Birth: 1801-05-16 Death: 1872-10-10
Mrs William H. Seward
July 29. 1840